Mortal Kombat

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Re: Mortal Kombat

Post by tony starks » March 14th, 2011, 8:07 pm

Looks awesome :lol:
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Re: Mortal Kombat

Post by Akuma » March 30th, 2011, 10:48 pm

My pal has the PS3 demo on his US PS3 - I gotta figure out PSN and get it too. It looks the shiz!! :awe:

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Re: Mortal Kombat

Post by DandySephy » April 18th, 2011, 6:20 pm

This is really quite good :thumbup:

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Re: Mortal Kombat

Post by Bigsasquatch » April 21st, 2011, 12:06 pm

its pretty good ... only had about 10 mins so far .. they have resisted the urge to go for a capcom type Kombo ( sorry :awe: ) system, and as such it really retains that original MK feel... the fatalaties are more visceral than ever ( he he ) , but it really does have something beyond that original gimmick....Sound is great if you run on good speakers also......

without a stick you dont have much chance at this due to the pace of the old MK system and pulling the finishers in time ( unless I am getting too old ? )

Liking it so far ( but too ealy to find dislikes yet )

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Re: Mortal Kombat

Post by Korszca » April 21st, 2011, 5:29 pm

I cancelled my preorder about a week before the release. Played the demo a bit. Not my cup of tea. I still prefer Guilty Gear (and BlazBlue :palm: )

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Re: Mortal Kombat

Post by SuperPang » April 21st, 2011, 5:33 pm

+ Surprisingly deep
+ Feels right
+ X-Ray moves
+ Satisfyingly gory
+ Loads to do, on the disc (up yours Capcom)

- Nasty character art
- Meh graphics
- No online with used copies
- Cheating bosses
- The lack of joystick circles and the block button are taking some getting used to again

8/10 :awe:

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Re: Mortal Kombat

Post by Jan » April 21st, 2011, 6:11 pm

SuperPang wrote:+ Feels right

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Re: Mortal Kombat

Post by SuperPang » April 23rd, 2011, 5:11 pm

Amazingly, I think this is a better buy than MVC3. It's packed with kontent and is very satisfying and fun to play. Story mode is very kool. Not being able to skip kutscenes is stupid and 2 vs 1 fights can seem unfair but it's a brilliant introduction to all the kharacters.

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Re: Mortal Kombat

Post by Chi » April 23rd, 2011, 10:37 pm

SuperPang wrote:- Nasty character art
- Meh graphics
- Cheating bosses
These were features of pretty much all the MK games, to be honest (and ESPECIALLY the first three).
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Re: Mortal Kombat

Post by kernow » April 23rd, 2011, 11:29 pm

mk2 will always be the best
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Re: Mortal Kombat

Post by kernow » April 24th, 2011, 12:20 am

I'll pick this up when it's a bit cheaper methinks.
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Re: Mortal Kombat

Post by purplec » April 24th, 2011, 12:36 am

I think im very drunk, are people saying a mortal komabt is good.

Man thats crazy

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Re: Mortal Kombat

Post by CHALLENGER » April 24th, 2011, 2:42 am

Like Pang said. The character art is really horrid this time around for some. Lui kang and Kung Lao look the worst. Jonny Cage's hair looks like a bristled back scrubber. :? Some characters look kind of impressive. So it's either really good art or really bad art, no in between.

Oh, and the AI is the cheapest EVER! :palm:
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Re: Mortal Kombat

Post by ratson » April 24th, 2011, 7:34 am

First MK game I got since II, loving it so far.
Cutscenes can be skipped after completing storymode once. As soon as I get a decent stick for this I am really going to put some time in this game.
MKII is still the best of thr series with 9 being a very close second.
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Re: Mortal Kombat

Post by SuperPang » April 24th, 2011, 12:02 pm

And they still can't pronounce Raiden

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Re: Mortal Kombat

Post by DandySephy » April 24th, 2011, 12:15 pm

and the kanji on his arm only says "Rai" (although it may say "den" on his other arm, haven't noticed it though

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Re: Mortal Kombat

Post by thegreathopper » April 24th, 2011, 12:15 pm

I loved Mortal Kombat 2 even rebought a Snes and got the free T shirt when it came out. I may try and pick it up this afternoon.

Are any shops selling it cheap?

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Re: Mortal Kombat

Post by BackInTimeSime » April 28th, 2011, 2:16 pm

I tend to pick up most fighters, but just cant bring myself to spend full price on this, just never get the playtime out of fighters any more... I will wait tills its in a sale I think...

Glad it sounds good.
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Re: Mortal Kombat

Post by thegreathopper » April 28th, 2011, 2:52 pm

Anyone want it for £28 shipped, I have tried it a few times but keep playing Kof 97 on the cab instead.

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Re: Mortal Kombat

Post by CPS2 » April 28th, 2011, 2:53 pm

thegreathopper wrote:Anyone want it for £28 shipped, I have tried it a few times but keep playing Kof 97 on the cab instead.
Xbox or Ps3?

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